Getting sunlight in winter

How to get vitamin D in winter from sunshine and why it matters

Winter often means shorter days, cold winds, and more time spent indoors.

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Can vitamin D lower cholesterol?

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble nutrient that’s essential to your health. It’s commonly known as the “sunshine vitamin” because you can get it from sunlight.

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The benefits of vitamin D

Sunshine vitamin

Vitamin D is sometimes called the “sunshine vitamin” because it’s produced in your skin in response to sunlight.

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